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Providing outstanding health care to women, youth, children, their families and whānau

Committed to teaching and research excellence that fosters personal development and advances knowledge

The Department of Women's and Children's Health at the Dunedin School of Medicine has two sections:

Both sections have a long and proud tradition in the University of Otago for their teaching and research. Our department hosts a number of internationally-recognised experts in a wide range of fields, and hosts the New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service, the New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit, and the National Mortality Review Data Group.

We welcome enquiries from students wishing to pursue postgraduate research qualifications. We offer a number of postgraduate medical courses:

We also offer postgraduate study in Master's and PhD topics covering a range of disciplines, for students of medical or non-medical academic backgrounds.